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I have been recommended a software called benchmark, but cannot find it. I have someone who wants me to stress test their PC and make sure the laptop battery is running fine (they installed RAM, and said it won't turn on until it's plugged in) any suggestions?
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i have some problems with my MOBO ... in my bios says that my temp is 20-30C, but in HWmonitor or Speccy says its matherboard temp 65-66c and its static ... even in my startup shows that " 66" i try evrething i can ( formating windwos many time ,, change termal past, i put a deep cool on it ) and its same problem again says 66deegre ... cansomeone help me with it !!???? Tnx
I need to know about functioning of lync2013 architecture, what are the components involved and their functioning.

Any documents on how to troubleshoot lync issues in general

Is there any good article which can help me understand and have a better clarity

for ex. how lync for business when we chat or in conference call how it is linked with outlook
I have a BluRay player with only HDMI out

In our church system I need an adapter so that it can go to VGA
Somehow split the audio

1/8" audio pin would be best ... that is what we have coming out of our audio system aoundboard.
Client is having an audio system installed in their house.  The AV company is recommending a cable manufacturer that is quite expensive.  They will be running 14/2 jacketed speaker wire, Category 6a UTP, and Coax.

I looked up Belden, which I remember as a quality company.  They were significantly cheaper.

Is Belden a top manufacturer?

Hi all,

I haven't built a new PC for some years (now building business systems/servers) so we've got a client that has the above cards on an old XP machine and want to upgrade it to a new PC with Windows 10 so can anyone point me in the right direction for a new motherboard and processor to fit this card so we can build a new Windows 10 PC for it?
Please provide me with URL hyperlinks of where I can purchase high quality USB to M.2 SATA hard drive adapters so I can connect M.2 SATA hard drives to other computers using USB cables.

I have already tried using the adapters listed in the URL hyperlinks below but these adapters haven't worked.

I don't mind paying more for adapters that work.

Where can I purchase these types of high quality adapters from?

These are the adapters that are too cheap and don't work (I should have read the reviews before purchasing them):


How do I change a Public Network to Private. Windows 8.1 and 10.

There is no ability to Make this PC discoverable.

I see more and more companies using Micro computers. are they same reliable as the towers?
I realize it has limitation off adding components. But how about when it needs repairs?
What products or supplies can be ordered from Amazon to learn to make network cables and punch down network connections and terminations in wiring closets for wall jacks?

I need to teach myself how to do these things and then have this equipment in stock for whenever I need to do this type of work for clients.
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Have issue with a computer not starting, The hard drive was making some sounds I did a windows hard drive test (removed the drive and connected  check and it found errors on the drive and claims it repaired it but the computer is still not starting, any recommended tools to repair a hard drive. (or will it be to time consuming that rather get a new drive and do a fresh install)
I need to wipe several SAS disks from some servers, can I just connect them up to my SATA interface on my PC? The connections look the same. I obviously am not expecting the same speed, just need to wipe the data off them.

Thank you
So I have a Dell server which was recently shipped from CA and was working by the way.   Powered up and I'm receiving a BSOD on NTFS.SYS with a stop error of 50.   Reseated the Perc 6i controller, memory and cables.  Diagnostics passes on all components.   Same problem trying to boot off a Server 2K8 USB.  Was able to boot from the USB device only when the RAID 5 disks were disconnected from the controller.
Ran a consistency check on the RAID array.

Do you think I have a faulty disk drive or a corrupted array configuration?
I have a component called com_product that I developed. For the most part, its working properly.

I am having an issue when I add a category to the component.

I can get here:
Components -> Products -> Categories -> New
Product -> CategoriesProduct -> Categories -> Edit Screen
Then, I enter the data, hit any button, but the 'Cancel' button and I get this error:
Error message.
When I hit the back button, I can then hit the Cancel button and it takes me to the category listing page.

Anyone know what I'm missing within my code to get this working properly?

Here's my product.php file that sits here: /administrator/com_product/product.php
 * @package     Joomla.Administrator
 * @subpackage  com_product
 * @copyright   Copyright (C) 2005 - 2015 Open Source Matters, Inc. All rights reserved.
 * @license     GNU General Public License version 2 or later; see LICENSE.txt
// No direct access to this file
defined('_JEXEC') or die('Restricted access');

// Set some global property
$document = JFactory::getDocument();

// Require helper file
JLoader::register('ProductHelper', JPATH_COMPONENT . '/helpers/product.php');
// Get an instance of the controller prefixed by Product
$controller = JControllerLegacy::getInstance('Product');
// Perform the Request task

// Redirect if set by the controller

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Here's my helper file at: /administrator/com_product/helpers/product.php

Open in new window

A user with a Lenovo T470 laptop (model 20HD005GUS) has an issue where the built in trackpad doesn't work.

We are unable to use the trackpad to scroll up and down within Microsoft Edge and other applications with large windows.

The operating system is Windows 10 64-bit. All Lenovo drivers, Windows 10 updates, and Office 2016 updates have been installed.

According to the end user the trackpad has never worked for as long as he has had this laptop (30 days).

What can be done to fix this?
M82 ThinkCentre - Type 3302.  Model number:  3302F2U

This machine was originally purchased with the Windows 7 Pro operating system.  I took advantage of the free Windows 10 upgrade when it was available over a year ago.

A few days ago I had to replace the motherboard.  The computer is running fine.  However, when it first boots there are 2 short beeps with an EEOC error.  This error referenced the BIOS containing invalid Model Number and Serial Number.  When I access the BIOS the following entries are seen:

1) Machine Type and Model                            INVALID
2) System Brand ID                                           Lenovo Product
3) System Serial Number                                 INVALID
4) Asset Tag
5) System UUID                                                 FFFFFFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFFFFFFFFFF
6) Ethernet MAC Address                                FC-4D-D4-DB-34-F7
7) BIOS Revision Level                                     9SKT75AUS
8) Boot Block Revision Level                          9S75A
9) BIOS Date                                                      09/17/2013

I see references to using WinPhlash to manually update the needed settings.  However, I'm unsure (because of my upgraded from Windows 7 Pro to Windows 10 Pro) of which BIOS upgrade to use.

I'd like to get that info along with instructions of exactly "how to" complete this process.
Is the Lenovo T450 Ultra Dock shown in this picture fully compatible with a Lenovo T470  (Type 20HD, 20HE) Laptop (ThinkPad) Machine Type Model 20HD005GUS) laptop?

The dock type is 40A2 20V.

The P/N number is SD20FA8270 and the FRU P/N number is 00HM917.
I posted some of this in MSI forum but no one has taken up the discussion.
Essentially MSI has their own application, MSI Command Center, that gives you information about how your system is running. The question is whether the MSI application is the best test of their hardware. Specifically I am interested in whether the MSI application is the best test of the memory or whether the standard applications like CPU-Z, User Benchmark   is the real world test.

I used  quotes to set off specifics of the hardware since this is essentially a question of which application provides the best indication of memory speed rather than specific hardware or BIOS settings. In theory, the memory could run at 3000 MHz on this motherboard with the right timing.

I realize that overclocking, OC, is essentially a crap shoot so happy that my hardware is working as well as it does. I am confused that there is not a consensus among the applications on what speed my memory is running.

Best Speeds for MSI Command Center - 2800 MHz
Getting this result was quite difficult as most setting would either not boot or would show as  2133 MHz in MSI Command Center & CPU-Z, User Benchmark.
MSI BIOS Try IT (16-18-18-18-38) without XMP: 2800 MHz  according to the MSI Command Center.

Other variations including XMP & auto don't seem to work at all or show as 2133 MHz in MSI Command Center. Prior to upgrading BIOS from A.10 to A.50, the best I was able to accomplish was 2667 MHz in MSI Command Center.
What monitors when connected to a Lenovo T470 docking station (model 20HD005GUS)  will have the best and highest quality display?
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The subnet calculator helps you design networks by taking an IP address and network mask and returning information such as network, broadcast address, and host range.

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How can I make it so that if a Lenovo T470 laptop is running on its battery and the battery level reaches a critically low state the laptop won't beep and make loud alerts warning the user that the battery is about to die?
I don't like the Apple "Photos" program  that came automatically with the upgrade from Maverick to El Capitan. I really loved the older "iPhotos" app. Can I safely uninstall "Photos" and replace it with "iPhotos?"

  Model Identifier:      iMac16,2
  Processor Name:      Intel Core i5
  Processor Speed:      3.1 GHz
  Number of Processors:      1
  Total Number of Cores:      4
  L2 Cache (per Core):      256 KB
  L3 Cache:      4 MB
  Memory:      8 GB
  Boot ROM Version:      IM162.0206.B00
  SMC Version (system):      2.32f20
 OSX Ver 10.11.16 El lCapitan.

...Actually, IF it were safe to do the replacement, I wouldn't even have to install iPhotos as I have a fully functional install of iPhoto resting on a sandbox/backup drive, where it was left behind as a relic after moving on from Maverick. ( I guess Apple's photo apps are included in the category of "untouchable" files that don't get wiped when backing up or syncing a system?). I figure I could simply get rid of "Photos" then just drag "iPhotos" back to the HD where it once ruled the roost!
IF it were safe to do this, how would I deal with "Photos" imports and collections already established? Would they show up magically in "iPhotos?"

Is this a feasible project?
When my Dell 7480 & 7580 are plugged into power banks (Energizer XP18000A, Vinsic 30000mAH,
& IntoCircuit 26000mAH), the battery icon on the right bottom will show
" ... % avail (plugged in, not charging) "   when the laptop battery left 10% or 95%

However, if plugged into AC power source using the Dell power adaptor to the wall (220-240V in
my country), it will charge the battery of the laptop.

Why does it behave as such.  On both my Lenovo X61 & X230, the powerbanks would charge
the laptops' batteries.

I don't mind if Dell "bypasses" the charging to power the laptop (its CPU, RAM, HDD, USB ports
etc) to make energy usage more efficient but is this what Dell is doing?
In the specs saying :
APC Smart-UPS SRT 5000VA RM 208V to 120V 2U Step-Down Transformer

Does that mean it has 208V input and 120V output.  Or I can plug it in either into 120V or 208V?  
Do I need to have 208V 30Amp plug for this?
How would you design a system with unclear requirements from the stakeholder under a tight deadline?
Can some body throw good article on IIS WEBSERVER,

I have interview need to know aplication pool, worker process.

how the basic architecture works , what components are important






Components are those devices that are internal to a computer -- the PC boards, the central processor (CPU), the memory (RAM), disk and video controllers and so on.